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: The Western Studio Orchestra

(Leader, Frank Thomas)
Relayed from The National Museum of Wales

Selection of songs by Hermann Lohr


Musicians: The Western Studio Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Frank Thomas

: The Western Studio Orchestra, Alec John (Tenor)


Musicians: The Western Studio Orchestra
Tenor: Alec John

: Sydney Gustard

At the Organ of The Gaumont Palace Cinema, Chester
(Daventry National Programme)


Organist: Sydney Gustard

: The Children's Hour

'Ragfa, the Shepherd Boy,' a Story, by Beryl Jones

Some West Country Songs, by William Parsons

'Country Dances' by The West Regional Trio


Writer (Ragfa, the Shepherd Boy): Beryl Jones
Singer: William Parsons
Musicians: The West Regional Trio

: Introductory Talk by P. M. S. Latham

(Daventry National Programme)


Speaker: P. M. S. Latham

: B.B.C. Symphony Concert: I

Relayed from The Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co., Ltd.)
The B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Arthur Catterall)
Conductor, Adrian Boult
God Save the King
(Orchestrated, Gerrard Williams)
(Daventry National Programme)


Musicians: The B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Arthur Catterall
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: The Second News

Time Signal, Greenwich; Weather Forecast, Second General News Bulletin

: B.B.C. Symphony Concert-Part II

(Daventry National Programme)

: Reading

(Daventry National Programme)

: Dance Music

(Daventry National Programme)
(to 23.00)

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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